University offers support to potential DACA students

By Anna Toth   A message from the President emailed to the university on Sept. 6 extended support to students affected by the suspension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. In the email, the school promises DACA students a place in the university and continued support and urged congress to pass legislation …

President Berkman: Nine years of looking through a prism towards student success

By Regan Reeck Much like the tropical plant that sits in the corner of his office, its foliage nearly the same shade of pink as his tie, President Ronald M. Berkman is a transplant to this city. Having spent much of his professional life in New York, working at both Brooklyn College and City University …

Cleveland State University over the summer

By Anna Toth   CSU Joins #WeAreIn Campaign CSU pledged to fight climate change by joining the #WeAreStillIn Campaign, a direct response to President Donald Trump pulling the United States out of the Paris Agreement. The Paris Agreement, originally signed by 195 countries, aims to keep rising temperatures “well below 2 degrees Celsius” and transition …

New program offers emergency assistance to students

By Anna Toth   Cleveland State University is adding to the ways it helps students with Dash Cash -- an emergency aid program meant to help students in financial crisis. Dash Cash was started with a $260,000 Dash Emergency Grant from the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation & Affiliates, a nonprofit focused on furthering higher …

Search begins for new university president

By Anna Toth   After the announcement of  President Ronald Berkman’s retirement, Cleveland State University selected a Presidential Search Committee to look for a new president. The Committee – comprised of 22 members from the CSU and greater downtown Cleveland communities – will spend the next few weeks hearing thoughts from the students, faculty and …

CSU student insurance offers healthcare alternative

By Danielle Leonard Cleveland State has its students covered with its own affordable insurance program, offered through CSU Health and Wellness to promote student health and prevent injuries and illness. Eileen Guttman, Supervisor of Health and Wellness, spoke about the benefits of student health insurance. “Compared to what is out there - except for Medicaid …